Rhododendron formosum formosum Wall.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1965 (Gibbs et al., 2011)



Meghalaya, India


Biology & Ecology










Cox, P.A. & Cox K.N.E. (1997) The Encyclopedia of Rhododendron Species. 396p. Glendoick Publishing, Perth.

Cullen J. (1980) A Revision of Rhododendron I. Subgenus Rhododendron sections Rhododendron & Pogonanthum. Notes from The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 39(1): 1-207.

Gibbs, Douglas, Chamberlain, David and Argent, George. (2011). The Red List of Rhododendrons. Richmond, U.K.: Botanic Gardens Conservation International. 128 pp.

Paul, A., Khan, M.L., Arunachalam, A. & Arunachalam, K. (2005) Biodiversity and conservation of rhododendrons in Arunachal Pradesh in the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot. Current Science 89(4): 623-634.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2008) RBGE BGBASE Database. Unpublished. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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